42 CFR 84.1137 - Inhalation and exhalation valves; minimum requirements.

§ 84.1137 Inhalation and exhalation valves; minimum requirements.

(a) Inhalation and exhalation valves shall be protected against distortion.

(b) Inhalation valves shall be designed and constructed and provided where necessary to prevent excessive exhaled air from adversely affecting filters, cartridges, and canisters, except where filters of dust, fume, and mist respirators are specifically designed to resist moisture as prescribed in § 84.1145.

(c) Exhalation valves shall be:

(1) Provided where necessary;

(2) Protected against damage and external influence; and

(3) Designed and constructed to prevent inward leakage of contaminated air.

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Title 42 published on 20-Oct-2017 03:48

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 42 CFR Part 84 after this date.

  • 2015-08-12; vol. 80 # 155 - Wednesday, August 12, 2015
    1. 80 FR 48268 - Closed-Circuit Escape Respirators; Extension of Transition Period
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HHS
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective on August 12, 2015.
      42 CFR Part 84